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Oct 2, 2012 2:00pm EDT
operating procedure. you saw that scott brown, elizabeth warren debate last night in massachusetts. this is what campaigns do. this is what candidates do. but i will tell you that mitt romney has been behind closed doors for much of the day today, in debate preparations, brooke, with the sparring partner, ohio senator rob portman. and perhaps the day's most notable development in the day with not very many development is that they just stopped for lunch at chipotle. they put a wrap if you don't mind the pun, on the morning debate session. i'm sorry. i had to do it. >> puns aside, before we start focusing on tomorrow night in den denver, i want to look back at romney and obama. romney, maybe appearing a little more amped up than the president in these sxmexamples. let's watch and talk on the other side. >> you have a problem with al w allowing someone to finish speaking. i suggest if you want to become president of the united states, you got to let both people speak. let me speak. >> at the time when the war started you said it would be quick and easy. you said you knew where the weapons
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 2:00pm EDT
state in the nation that has done this for kids and for teenagers. governor jerry brown signed this ban in into law over this past weekend and tweeted about it. let me read one of his tweets. this bill bans nonscientific, quote, therapies that have driven young people to depression and suicide. joining me is david pickup, a reparative therapist and spokesman for the national association of research and therapy of homosexuality, he is getting miked up. also with me right now is cnn's senior medical correspondent elizabeth cohen. so, elizabeth, as we await david, just begin with what we know about this so-called reparative therapy. >> the american psychological association had a task force that took a long look at this. and here's what they came up with. they said there is no good studies showing it works or doesn't work. so no good studies showing this works. they say some people have been harmed by it, depression, other problems. and this is a quote, there is insufficient evidence to support the use of psychological interventions to change sexual orientation. >> okay. >> plainly spo
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
prices in the land, averaging $4.67 a gallon. california's governor, jerry brown, is taking emergency measures to ease is price at the pump. prices have spiked because of refinery outages and supply problems. he's calling for an increase in supply and an early switch to the winter fuel blend. >>> a man dies of a heart attack after an all-out brawl. there was tension with one party and another. the brawl broke out at a bar. two men for cited for disorderly contact. a third man police hit with a baton in this video. still in jail. the uncle of the bride died of a heart attack after this fight. >> terrible. >>> the outbreak is growing. the number of fungal meningitis cases jumps to 91. and health officials say the outbreak is far from over. seven people have now died. investigators in massachusetts, trying to figure out the precise source of the outbreak at the facility where potentially tainted steroid injections were made. >>> right now, the first commercial cargo flight to the international space station is on its way. >> three, two, one. >> blast off. >> and liftoff. >> yes, ladies a
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
nine points. senator brown at 10 points. i think here in ohio, if anything, the margin has actually widened in recent days. in the battleground states especially, the president seems to be doing very well. >> so you have no fear that the president peaked too early? >> you always have a little fear. i have great confidence in this president and the campaign. the campaign here in ohio is the strongest i've ever seen. the grassroots effort, the local efforts to get out the vote. i think we're going to do okay. you don't count your chickens before they hatch and we're not going to do that. but we're voting in ohio beginning today. and people stayed up all night, camped out all night here in ohio, waiting to be able to cast their votes this morning. that shows the enthusiasm that exists here in our great state. >> the big news, of course, this week is the presidential die ba -- debates. there are examples of mr. obama having issues with tone in past debates. let's listen to a famous moment. >> he's very likable. i agree with that. i don't think i'm that bad. >> you're likable enough. >>
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 7:00pm EDT
was the weigh-in that answered charlie brown's age-old question -- >> oh, great pumpkin, where are you? >> reporter: there it, the first-ever 1 ton pumpkin. when the scale tipped 2,009 pounds -- ron wallace popped around and ended up in the arms of his fellow giant pumpkin growers at the fair in massachusetts. a one-ton pumpkin is equivalent to the four-minute mile. back from 2006, when he last broke the record, the one-ton pumpkin is named "the freak two." it came from the seed of "the freak one" which unfortunately died on the vine last year at almost 1800 pounds. the freak two won a $5,500 prize, plus a bonus. >> $10,000. >> reporter: 10,000 bucks for breaking the one-ton mark. wallace says growing giant pumpkins is addictive. >> put one of these in the ground and get hooked on 40-plus pounds a day for a few weeks at its peak growth, you will never go back to growing vegetables again. >> reporter: it maybe the biggest pumpkin but it wouldn't win a beauty contest. instead of being orange and round it looked more like a glob of yellow, lumpy fat. >> why do they look so homely? >>
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
issue. >>> california governor jerry brown today signed a bill banning a controversy therapy aimed at turning gay kids straight. california is the first state to outlaw the therapy. the law takes effect january 1st. >>> tomorrow is the day michigan authorities expect to get results of soil sample testing results from a recent tip in the jimmy hoffa case. the samples were taken from beneath a shed in suburban detroit. the test could determine if a body was buried there. >>> an unexpected obstacle on the track of a downspeed skateboarding case. he was cruising around 45 miles an hour when this happened. a deer ran on to the course, he was not injured and the deer ran off. it amired to be unhurt too. >>> coming up, the show must go on, even if justin bieber throws up. ♪ ♪ lord, you got no reason ♪ you got no right ♪ ♪ i find myself at the wrong place ♪ [ male announcer ] the ram 1500 express. ♪ it says a lot about you. ♪ in a deep, hemi-rumble sort of way. guts. glory. ram. >>> all right. time now for the "ridiculist." tonight, we're adding all the nonbelievers out there.
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 8:00pm EDT
now. susan hendricks joins us. >>> california governor jerry brown today signed a bill banning a controversy therapy aimed at turning gay kids straight. california is the first state to outlaw the therapy. the law takes effect january 1st. >>> federal officials say they have learned the true identity of the man charged with swindling millions in a fake navy charity scam. it turns out the suspect identifying himself as bobby thompson is really named john donald cody. he is shown here at his bond hearing last may. authorities say he spent decades hiding from bank fraud charges. >>> tomorrow is the day michigan authorities expect to get the results of soil sample tests resulting from a recent tip in the jimmy hoffa case. the samples were taken from beneath a shed in suburban detroit. the tests could determine if a body was buried there. >>> an unexpected obstacle on the track of the high speed downhill skateboarding race. he was cruising about 45 miles per hour when this happened. a deer ran out on the course. he was not injured and the deer ran off. it appears the deer is okay, too
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 11:00am EDT
candidates get up there and lie and distort and exaggerate. >> if it's a lie as simple as the sky is brown and we all know it's blew, that's one thing. but there have been repeating studies, republicans trotting out democrat-based studies and democrats trotting out republican-based studies, muddling oval yous and how to attack a problem that's ultimately up to the voters and it's really unclear whether either of these candidates is telling the truth or in a sense arguing were for something that can't be done -- >> here's fact that's not unclear. romney says that -- romney essentially has a cvent plan. he says when he unveils which deductions and loop hole his e ee going to close, then you will see that his tax plan won't increase the deficit. that in and of itself is a pretty central fact in this debate, but not, if you look at the media coverage. >> no, that's true. and i think the fact that we have fact checkers playing such an important role gives reporters pass. reporters are not good at math. that's not news. >> remedial math. >> that is definitely news. but they can cover the broader
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 4:00pm EDT
similar. >> i don't know if ross is a fan of james brown. but mitt romney reminded me today of that song when james brown, this great hit "talking loud and saying nothing." one year ago, mitt romney gave a speech at the citadel on foreign policy. it was billed and marketed as a huge speech. he will tell us how he would make the world a better place, how he would do things differently. and there wasn't a lot of meat there. once again, mitt romney had 23 minutes, he used 23 minutes, i counted them. and he basically said nothing. i agree with the president that we -- let's just get tougher with iran. we need to arm the rebels in syria, use third parties to help advance our case. he made some mistakes and blunders, of course. one mistake is that he said, this president's done nothing on free trade agreements. i guess south korea and panama, colombia -- >> didn't count for him. >> but overall, mitt romney is trying to prove -- this is his whole argument, that republicans are tougher when it comes to foreign policy. you know what? that's the old playbook. there's a new playbook because th
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 9:00am EDT
. governor jerry brown has ordered emergency steps to increase the state's gas supply to help bring down prices. a power outage at one refinery and a fire at another have pushed up prices in california. >>> so mitt romney is set to give his speech on foreign policy in virginia just about two hours from now. the romney campaign has released excerpts ahead of the speech and it contains sharp criticisms of president obama's policies in the middle east. the obama campaign has already hit back, even before romney has spoken. the obama camp released a new ad this morning targeting what it calls romney's foreign policy inexperience. >> when our u.s. diplomats were attacked in libya, "the new york times" said romney's knee-jerk response showed an extraordinary lack of presidential character. even republican experts said romney's remarks were the worst possible reaction to what happened. if this is how he handles the world now, just think what mitt romney might do as president. >> that's what you call a preemptive strike. joining me now, cnn contributor l.z. granderson. he leans left. senior
CNN
Oct 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
california governor, jerry brown, to decide if it stands. davis was granted parole in 2010 but that decision was overturned by then governor arnold schwarzenegger. if he goes free, davis would be the second convicted manson family killer to be freed on parole. steve grogan who was also convicted in the murder of the stuntman shorty shay, was released on parole in the mid-1980s. the prosecutor who sent the manson family to prison says davis should stay behind bars. manson himself was denied parole for the 12th time. he will not be eligible for parole for 15 years. by then, he will be 92 years old. arnold schwarzenegger said it was because of the heinous crimes. this was something that gripped the country and still is a part of kind of our psyche today. the parole board, though, saying he has taken part in every single -- every single kind of betterment and wellness and self-education program they've had. never had a disciplinary problem since 1980. they're recommending i ing it's for him to be released. >> thank you. >>> u.s. special operations forces are now in libya helping gather
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
going. do you think it will turn things around? this is janet brown introducing the first lady. [ applause ] very nice. actually, introducing ann romney who won a coin toss to be introduced first. first lady coming over to embrace ann romney before this. so now we're looking forward to this debate coming up. chris christie said, listen, we think that tomorrow morning, thursday morning, this will be a whole different race. do you have that kind of hope for it? >> kahncan candy, when the prest is asked the hard questions and has to really tell the american people why we are where we are and what is his plan for the future, i think governor romney is a strong debater. it's important in the race, but it comes down to people will ask themselves what is the president's plan to make sure the next four years aren't like the last? we haven't heard any plan yet. >> kelly ayotte, thank you very much. we'll see you in the spin room. >> thanks. >> we want to check in quickly with jim acosta and jessica yellin. jessica, have y you have a gues you. >> i'm here with antonio villaraigosa. i wan
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm EDT
brown in his race against elizabeth warren, they're worried that the president's performance last night could hurt some of those vulnerable senate democrats. >> and that is of course the very same dynamic we were hearing from republicans 24, 48, 72 hours before the debate. would the guy at the top of the ticket be hurting the rest of us down ballot? look, there's a month left in this election. the president has two debates to recover, other ways to recover, out campaigning watch and see in the next week does campaign ad spending and content change in the next weeks? but the democrats have the jitters that the republicans had last week. a long way to go but the big thing last night some democrats thought with the strong first debate performance the president could all but put this away. that didn't happen and we have quite a horse race. >> we certainly do. we'll see what the polls in the next few days show. i expect there will be a bounce for mitt romney. john, thanks very much. jack cafferty has his own take on last night's presidential debate. he's here with the cafferty file, ja
CNN
Sep 30, 2012 7:30am EDT
limb or something. you know just last week governor jerry brown in california vetoed a bill that would have established these standards for cleaning and for safety at these restaurant playgrounds, and the letter to the california state assembly that passed the bill, he wrote this. he wrote, "until there's more evidence that the problem warrants new state law, let's let the locals enforce what can already be called a comprehensive mandate." that was his quote, erin, and he says, look, let the local folks basically handle this. let's not do this at the state level. there's not enough evidence. what do you say to him? >> well, i would say the data that supported this is the large sxes most comprehensive ever collected in the united states. it is far larger than anyone else. i happen to be a very concerned mom, but more importantly, i'm also a researcher, and we looked at more than 25 states and more than 70 locations. clearly, the local authorities don't have the authority. it's not within their band width or yourself dikz as present. that was verified at every turn and many every c
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm EDT
. don't spend that money on my friend. don't spend it against sharon brown. >> somewhere in this picture insincerity. >> go to the bottom of the ocean with the dirty secret money. >> why is it dirty secret when it goes to karl rove but it isn't when it goes to the obama pacs? what's the difference? >> about 100 fold. >> so you only call it dirty secret if it's more money. >> in all sincerity i agree with you. i think that this race is still sufficiently close at the national level. and we'll see what happens tonight. obviously it could be a game changer in one direction or another. but i think it would be faolly for groups like that to bail. >> it's bipartisanship. >> the captain of the titanic, ride it down. >> yesterday unsolicited advice was for jenny mccarthy. >> i'm going to go to something more serious, to my fellow conservatives. please stop getting excited about secret maybe not so secret videos of president obama saying things before he was elected president of the united states. you saw this on fox news last night. a video of president obama giving a speech to a group o
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 2:00am EDT
, everywhere you see a brown state, they were losing jobs in the first full year of barack obama's presidency. unemployment, 10.6%, but three years passed, we saw increases in retail, health care, education, and look at the map today. every state that becomes lighter in this picture is a state where there was an improvement in the unemployment rate over that period of time. i will tell you there, ray great many of them out here. the unemployment rate for ohio, changed 7.2%. lock at the massive change in the country in terms of the improvement in terms of states that are no longer losing jobs, but now making jobs. to make that happen, the bureau of labor statistics says you had to have a lot of job creation. 4.4 million jobs created. what you don't hear so much about, we lost 4.3 million jobs in the dark days. the net gain according to the net record, is only 125,000 jobs. based on that even though the president did create a lot of jobs, when you look at that, look at the extent of his claim, 5 million jobs created, we have to say that's simply false. i know many democrats will say
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
equalled to ♪ >> these brown bears would find the freak 2 freaking delicious. >> that's it for us. erin burnett "outfront" starts right now. >>> knowingly wrong and out of date. that describes the intelligence give p as talking points to government officials days after the attack in libya. is there any way this could add up? mike rogers is "outfront" tonight. plus, the l word. that's what both candidates are being called. liars. is this what we should expect wednesday night? and the attack was detected and foiled, but it was on our top secret nuclear trigger. let's dpo "outfront." "outfront" tonight, the buck stops at the white house. cnn has learned that the white house chose to leave out key intelligence from the attack on americans in libya. now, there were three things u.s. intelligence has confirmed to be tree. the attacks were preplanned, terrorist attacks and the work of al-qaeda linked groups. intelligence expert who has worked in the pentagon for two decades tells "outfront" the key information left out of the talking points can only mean the administration is covering so
CNN
Oct 2, 2012 4:00am EDT
same issue. >>> california governor jerry brown today signed a bill banning a controversy therapy aimed at turning gay kids straight. california is the first state to outlaw the therapy. the law takes effect january 1st. >>> tomorrow is the day michigan authorities expect to get the results of soil sample testing, results from a recent tip in the jimmy hoffa dace. the samples were taken from beneath a shed in suburban detroit. the test could determine if the body was buried there. >>> an unexpected obstacle on track of the high-speed downhill skateboarding race. you have to see this. the skater was cruising around 4 45 miles an hour. a deer ran on to the course. there it is again. it appeared to be unhurt, too. pretty amazing. anderson? >>> coming up, the show must go on, even if justin bieber froze up. the "ridiculist" is next. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall in love, get married, have a couple of kids, [ children laughing ] move to the country, and live a long, happy life together where they almost never fight abo
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
where elizabeth warren and scott brown are facing off in another debate. this has become a nasty debate. >> excuse me. i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond, okay? thank you. >> the winner november could help determine which party controls the senate in 2013. >> we're going zoom in right here on the nation's capital. we'll stretch out the map and here is the big question. playoff baseball in washington. how are the nats going to do, candy? >> okay, john. you may have a magic ball but i have a crystal ball.
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
. every state that looks brown out here is a state where they were losing jobs at the time. some of them very bad. look at ohio over here. 10.6% unemployment. gradually over the next few years jobs come in education and health care and business services and retail. every state that is lighter in color where they are no longer losing jobs or, in some cases, gaining jobs. ohio, 7.2% unemployment now. that is better than the national average. the bureau of labor statistics says to make that happen, we, indeed, had to create a lot of jobs. how many? by their count? 4.4 million so far. but here is what is not mentioned much. 4.3 million were lost during the bad days. so the net gain is only about 125,000 and that falls short of the president's claim that he created 5 million jobs. it's just a little bit too much of a stretch. we have to call that claim false. even though many democrats will say in a heartbeat, look. he inherited a bad economy from george bush. many voters agree with that. nonetheless the numbers don't quite add up. what about mitt romney's claim about 23 million people u
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 12:00pm EDT
massachusetts where elizabeth warren and scott brown are facing off in another debate. this has become a nasty contest between these two candidates. >> excuse me. i'm not a student in your classroom. please let me respond, okay? thank you. >> the winner november could help determine which party controls the senate in 2013. >> we're going zoom in right here on the nation's capital. we'll stretch out the map and here is the big question. playoff baseball in washington. how are the nats going to do, candy? >> okay, john. you may have a magic wall but i have a crystal ball. the cardinals will beat the nats. those st. louis roots are hard to cut. they thrive there. i'm candy crowley, have a good week of baseball, politics, and anything else that catches your fancy. if you missed anything, head to itunes. "fareed zakaria gps" is next. for our viewers here in the united states.
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
year in office. every state that looks brown out here is a state where they were losing jobs at the time. some of them very badly. look at ohio over here. 10.6% unemployment. gradually over the next few years we saw jobs come on and education and in health care and in business services and retail. and now look where we are today. every state that is lighter in color is where there are either no longer losing jobs or in most cases gaining jobs. ohio, 7.2% unemployment now. that is better than the national average. the bureau of labor statistics says to make that happen we had to create a lot of jobs. how many? by their count, 4.4 million so far. but here's what's not mentioned much, 4.3 million were lost during the bad days. so the net gain is only about 125,000 jobs. that falls short of the president's claim he created five million jobs. it's just a little bit too much of a stretch. we have to call that claim false. even though many democrats will say in a heartbeat, look, he inherited a bad economy from george bush. many voters agree with that, nonetheless, the numbers don't add up
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 2:00pm EDT
price hike. california governor jerry brown ordered a switch to a cheaper blend of gas to try to increase supply and bring those prices down. >>> columbus day could also be election day for voters in more than a dozen states. take a look at the map. early voting beginning today in california, indiana, and oregon. ten other states have already begun. in all, 36 states and the district of columbia offer some form of early voting. democrats, they do tend to vote early, far more than republicans. but whatever your political bench, if you have made up your mind, voting early can help you avoid the long lines this upcoming november 6th. >>> again, quick reminder, see the crowds here, this is keen, california. the president will be dedicating the cesar chavez national monument. this is the first such honor to honor any kind of contemporary mexican-american, think about the timing, less than a month until elections, it could potentially help boost any sort of latino voter turnout for the president. at the same time, we are also potentially anticipating the president to react to the blist
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am EDT
industry in the state of ohio along with our federal senator, senator sherrod brown. ohioans know what affects us all affects us indirectly and so the fact that the unemployment rate is below 8% is great news as well. >> we've been focusing this morning on the latino vote. how big of an effect could they have this time around, do you think? >> a huge impact. very huge impact in the state of ohio and all across the nation, and i believe that hispanic voters understand as well who has their back in terms of the 47%. you know, can you not represent people who you have disdain for, and no matter how governor romney tried to dress it up during his debate with the president, the fact remains that when he was in a setting of comfort among wealthy donors he said how he really felt about the 47%, so i believe that hispanic voters, african-american voters, other voters of color, people who live in poverty, working class people, understand who supports them and who wants to make sure that they can have the opportunity to live their measure of the american dream, and that is undoubtedly president
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
to gay therapy for miners. governor jerry brown signed the legislation. the bill's sponsor says conversion therapy is dangerous. a conservative group plans to file a suit. >>> families may have to dig deeper to pay for milk. the new york daily news quotes senator charles schumer as saying milk prices could double if congress does not approve a new farm bill. the senate's passed it, but not the house. a more dire warning coming from the national milk producers federation. milk could hit $6 a gallon. >>> an addictive dance. hundreds of prisoners in the philippines doing their rendition of the gangnam style dance. if you don't know him, you may have been living under a rock. gangnam style is the most liked youtube video ever with 335 million views. guess what? the song is number two. listen to it. on the u.s. charts. stay top of mind with customers? from deals that bring them in with an offer... to social media promotions that turn fans into customers... to events that engage and create buzz... to e-mails that keep loyal customers coming back, our easy-to-use tools will keep you in
CNN
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
strain on drivers there, california governor jerry brown taking emergency measures calling for an increase in supply and early switch to a winter blend fuel. >>> u.s. treasury markets are closed for the holiday but stock markets will be open and concerns about growth pushing u.s. stock futures down. the world bank lowered its outlook for growth in asia overnight. >>> new report today from the house intelligence committee says chinese tell communications companies huawei and zte could threaten national security in the u.s. because of their ties to the chinese government. the report says the companies have records of intellectual property violations and alleged ties to iran. it also says, quote, china has the means, opportunity and motive to use telecommunication companies for malicious purposes. they call it dangerous political distractions and they say its products are safe. >>> hugo chavez overcomes the strongest challenge to his political future to win his third term as president of venezuela. analysts says the results show chavez is weaker politically in that country. paula new
CNN
Oct 1, 2012 4:00pm EDT
seen one as excited as this? it was the weigh in that answered charlie brown's age old question. >> oh, great pumpkin, where are you? >> there it is. the scale tips 2,009 pounds. ron wallace ended up in the arms of his fellow giant pumpkin growers at the fair in massachusetts. a one-ton pumpkin is equivalent to the four-minute mile. that from 2006 when he last broke the record. the one-ton pumpkin is named a freak 2. it came from the seed of the freak 1, which tie died on the vine last year. the freak 2 won a $5,50 prize, plus a bonus. wa wallace was growing giant pumpkins is addictive. >> put one of these in the ground and get hooked, never grow back to growing vegetables again. >> it may be biggest pumpkin, wouldn't win a beauty content instead of being around and round. look more like a globe of fat. why did he look so homely? >> it's genetics. they grow at such a quick pace, they get distorted. >> for now, it's an object of admiration. eventually, it will probably be carved. >> breeding giant pumpkins is like horse racing. >> the freak 2's seeds could sell anywhere from 200 to $3,0
CNN
Oct 6, 2012 2:00pm EDT
pledge on her back of army wife jennifer brown for a photo to add to the group's facebook page. >> this pledge that you're making for your spouse is just as important as marriage vows. >> wise said she came up with the pledge and battling bare at a desperation which she said grew when she try today get help at ft. campbell for her husband with ptsd. >> maybe a naked woman would get attention and they wouldn't sweep me under the rug. i decided to do a photo campaign and it was what i call a god moment. ten minutes later, it was on facebook. >> this is a picture wise took wearing her husband's hat and holding his gun, but she said her husband was not her only inspiration. >> my husband's dog tags were found in his car when they retrieved his car and brought it back to me after they found my husband's body. >> her husband committed suicide in march. she says her husband sought help for ptsd but it wasn't enough. >> our soldiers have a lot to say. they have a lot bottled up inside of them. and no one's listening. i feel like they're afraid to be able to say what they need to say be
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